Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

May 18, 2014

Ida Mae Prough

Oct. 2, 1925-May 17, 2014

GOSHEN — Ida Mae Prough, 88, died Saturday at 9:45 p.m. at Courtyard of Goshen, on the eve of her husband of 71 years’ funeral.

She was born Oct. 2, 1925, in Topeka, to Emanuel and Ellenora (Kauffman) Troyer. On Dec. 6, 1942, in Goshen, she married Earl A. Prough. He died May 12, 2014.

Surviving are three daughters, Nancy Rawlings, Brandenton, Fla., Sandra (Billy) Miller, Middlebury, and June (Cecil) Bontreger, Goshen; a son, Ronald (Diana) Prough, Goshen; nine grandchildren, Ryan, Roger, Bryan and Jered Prough, Myron Bontreger, Jackie Reschly, Nick Bontreger, Scott Miller and Stacey Garten; 24 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Levoyd (Mary Lou) Troyer, Barnndille, S.C.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Jerald Prough; twin grandsons; two sisters, Alma Harshberger and Joyella Hodge; and a son-in-law, John Rawlings.

She had worked at Salem Bank, Tower Federal Savings & Loan, Keene Machine and most recently for Dr. Stanley in Goshen.

She was a member of Clinton Brick Mennonite Church where she was active in the women’s sewing circle and served on the hostess committee for many years. She was also an avid bowler.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 S. Main St., Middlebury. There will also be one hour of visitation prior to the 10:30 a.m. funeral service Thursday at Clinton Brick Mennonite Church, Goshen.

Services will be conducted by Pastor David Hathaway and grandson Myron Bontreger. Burial will be in Grace Lawn Cemetery, Middlebury.

Memorials may be given to Clinton Brick Mennonite Church. Online condolences may be sent at www.millerstewartfuneralhome.com.

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